Denise Storm

Broker Associate

Montrose County Communities We Serve

Montrose County

Located on Colorado's Western Slope, Montrose County has real estate for sale in all shapes and sizes. There are smaller homes and condos for sale in Montrose, along with larger homes for sale that are an ideal fit for active families with younger children. Montrose County also has townhouses, villas, vacant lots, and ranch land for sale in more rural areas. Many future homeowners choose Montrose for its affordability, available lots, and magnificent views. Skiing and other winter adventures are never far away. Montrose County is ideally positioned equal distance, about 65 miles, from Grand Junction and Telluride.

Montrose County comprises one larger city - Montrose - a few smaller towns and several unincorporated places. Towns in Montrose County include Naturita, Nucla, and Olathe. Redvale is a Census-designated place. Unincorporated areas include Bedrock, Cimmaron, Coventry, Maher, Mountain View, Oak Grove, Paradox, Pea Green Corner, Pinon, Uravan, and Ute. Each of these communities, while small, is tight-knit - everyone knows your neighbors. Homes offer a unique slice of living on the Western Slope. From endless outdoor activities to easy convenience to I-70, Grand Junction, and Denver, Montrose County living has it all.

Most of the homes for sale in Montrose County are in Montrose or just off U.S. Highway 50. In the city of Montrose, there are homes on the east and west side of Highway 50. Houses for sale in the city's core typically have two or three bedrooms, but some residences have more. Square footage varies but is usually around 2,000 square feet for a single-family home. There are homes for sale with additional land, especially those further from the town core.

Homes for sale cost anywhere from $250,000 to upward of $1 million, depending on location, size, and amenities. Homes in the core area are $400,000 to $600,000 for homes up to four bedrooms and around 2,200 square feet of living space. There are well-established homes that have been remodeled or cared for and more contemporary, turnkey builds.

There are stunning custom-built luxury homes for sale in Montrose with show-stopping finishes, crown molding, and fine details throughout the residence. Enjoy a grand entryway with 12-foot ceilings, travertine tile, and hardwood floors. Other high-end amenities include a covered patio or deck a spa-like bathroom with a soaker tub or walk-in shower. Outside, find a fenced concrete and grass backyard with plenty of room for family play or entertaining. Further from the hub of activity, consider building a custom home from the foundation up.

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Montrose County is home to several national protected areas, such as Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, the Gunnison Gorge Wilderness, and the Old Spanish National Historic Trail. It includes parts of the Curecanti Nation Recreation Area, Gunnison National Forest, and Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area. The Dolores River, Uncompahgre River, San Miguel River, and Gunnison River flow through Montrose County.

Montrose County has excellent trails and byways for outdoor recreation, like the noted Great Parks Bicycle Route, West Elk Loop Scenic Byway, Western Express Bicycle Route, and the Unaweep/Tabeguache Scenic Byway.